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The Biggest Loser: Couples Weighs in with 2.3 Million Viewers on Citytv


The Biggest Loser: Couples Weighs in with 2.3 Million Viewers on Citytv
Scores #1 Spot across Key Female Demos in Toronto

(Toronto – January 7, 2010) The Biggest Loser: Couples season premiere weighed in heavily with Canadians as 2.3 million viewers tuned in to Citytv and watched as 22 new contestants embarked on the latest inspirational journeys of personal transformation. Securing the #1 spot in Toronto, The Biggest Loser was a ratings winner across all female demographics F25-54 (6.9 Rating), F18-49 (5.9) and F18-34 (5.8). Strong results also carried weight with key female demos in Vancouver and Calgary F25-54(4.5/3.8) and F18-49 (4/4.4).

The Biggest Loser season premiere images are available at

On next week’s episode, the contestants receive medical evaluations from Dr. Huizenga, who gives each team a task to illustrate the effects of their poor health. Later the contestants compete in a balance challenge over a pool and Jillian urges a contestant to confront her fears.

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